Articles tagged: prayer
MEN AND WOMEN UNIFIED FOR CHANGE: HOPE AMID TRAGEDY IN IRAN
After nearly two weeks of protests in Iran following the death of Mahsa Amini, is there any hope left between the violence and anguish? “Yes,” says SAT-7 PARS Presenter Sally Momtazi. “Women are no longer alone; the country’s men are standing with them.”
Supporting Persian Speaking Women as Protests Continue
Since last week, presenters on our channel for Persian speakers, SAT-7 PARS, have focused on events in the country by offering God’s hope and encouragement to viewers via satellite and digital platforms.
Requests for prayers from viewers inside Iran
As protests across Iran intensify, SAT-7 amplifies the voices of viewers inside Iran who are asking for prayer support.
A CHALLENGING YEAR: SAT-7 VIEWERS SHARE ON-THE-GROUND EXPERIENCES IN AFGHANISTAN
“Hunger, famine, and unemployment are gathering momentum. Most people would be happy to die, but my hope is in the Lord,” writes Amin*, a man from Afghanistan. A year since the country’s previous government collapsed and the Taliban took control, SAT-7 PARS’ Afghan viewers are providing a window into the challenges they face every day, while also speaking of their shared hope in Christ.
STANDING WITH THE SUFFERING IN UKRAINE
“Our eyes are on the suffering Ukrainian church. We are suffering with them.” These words by SAT-7 TÜRK presenter Volkan Er opened a discussion of the crisis enveloping Ukraine and its European neighbours in a recent episode of Worldview.
SAT-7 MOBILISES ARAB CHRISTIANS IN PRAYER FOR SUDAN
SAT-7 has called on Christians across the Arab World to join in prayer for Sudan by airing prayers for peace from an interdenominational church service in Khartoum.
GOD’S HAND AT WORK IN AFGHANISTAN
“We can see that God is working in Afghanistan through the messages we receive from viewers, which often bring tears to our eyes,” shares Panayiotis Keenan, Executive Director of SAT-7 PARS. Amazingly, despite all they have faced since the Taliban takeover, SAT-7 PARS viewers are experiencing transformation in God.
CHURCH4KIDS – A NEW INITIATIVE FOR PERSIAN CHILDREN
SAT-7 PARS has launched Church4Kids, a new discipleship project for Persian-speaking children. Through live Instagram streams, worship and teaching material, and one-to-one encouragement, Church4Kids creates a safe space for children in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan to learn more about God.